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Our California Trip 2016, Part 2

I left off with Mendocino. From there, most of our time was spent looking at redwoods and other nature, and hanging out at a very comfortable airbnb home in Crescent City There are several Redwood State and National Parks between … Continue reading

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Our California Trip 2016, Bay Area to Mendocino

We’re baaaack. Myung and I just got back from our six week trip. I spent the whole time in California, while Myung spent a couple of those weeks in Korea. It was a combination getting some stuff done, shopping and … Continue reading

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Going to California Sept 6-Oct 18

It’s been awhile, again. I’ve finished my radiation and all went well. I barely had any side effects and feel normal except for the hormonal changes due to the androgen deprivation injections. I’m pretty used to them now. No big … Continue reading

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It’s been a while

Not a lot going on around here, but here’s the news. I’m about halfway through my 39 radiation treatments. So far, so good. I’m starting to have some minor side effects, but it’s fine. The side effects are supposed to … Continue reading

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Ecuador Earthquake April 16, 2016

We’ve been getting emails asking if we are okay, if the earthquake affected us. We and everyone else in Cuenca are fine. The quake was at least 300 km from here, up on the north coast, and only rattled everything … Continue reading

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Wazzup

I’ve gotten a couple of “Wazzup?” emails. It’s been a while, so here’s wazzup. Not much. No new news about my prostate cancer. I started the androgen deprivation therapy and am told radiation will start around the end of the … Continue reading

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The story on my prostate cancer

I’ve had a high PSA for about 12 years and had 4 biopsies between 2004 and 2011, all negative. I’ve known I have an enlarged prostate for that long. It was getting harder to pee, so I went in and … Continue reading

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Cuenca– Year end holiday edition

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! It’s been a couple of months again, I know. But not a lot has been going on again. That picture of us is from Myung’s birthday last month. We went out to Sole’s restaurant. … Continue reading

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Ecuador vs the States

Let’s say things were different. Let’s say I won the California lottery and could live this comfortably in the States, or inflation here reaches somewhere between Argentine and Venezuelan proportions so Ecuador becomes expensive for what you get. And let’s … Continue reading

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What’s old is new again

I’ve been thinking about what’s new and what’s old, about phases of my life and what the future looks like. Myung and I went to Quito last week. On the one hand, getting out of town was good. On the … Continue reading

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